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1 IMAGES OF MINISTRY THROUGH THE YEARS New York Annual Conference Compiled 2010 These images have been chosen from collections residing in the C. Wesley Christman Archives of the New York Annual Conference. If you recognize people or places, please let the archivist know!

2 The first New York Annual Conference, New Rochelle, New York 1965

3 New York Annual Conference Cabinet, December 2009

4 Lois Margaret Congdon, whose family dates back in the Mount Kisco Church over a hundred years, was the first woman ordained a minister in the “old” New York Conference of the Methodist Church, on May 12, 1963 at the First Methodist Church, Newburgh, NY. Pastor Lois grew up in Mt. Kisco, NY, attended its schools and furthered her education at Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA. Her Bachelor of Divinity degree and doctorate were granted by Drew University. She has served churches in the New York Conference and has taught at the college level. Lois M. Congdon, 1949 Biographical info from Methodist Memoirs and Village Vignettes (Mt. Kisco)

5 Bushwick United Methodist Church, Brooklyn, New York 1966

6 Dorothea Hammer, Ermine Gaillard in church office, Bushwick United Methodist Church, Brooklyn, New York 1966

7 Consecration of Bishop Roy C. Nichols, 1968?

8 The C HRISTIAN S TUDENT Sunday School magazine, November 1929

9 Laying of cornerstone, Yonkers Central Methodist Church, 1909

10 Dignitaries at cornerstone ceremony, Yonkers Central Methodist Church, 1909

11 Port Washington UMC Dance Choir at Earth Day celebration, White Plains, New York, 1992

12 Flying a kite, Earth Day 1992 White Plains, NY

13 Eliza M. Eldred, widow Flushing Methodist Episcopal Church, 1865

14 Sunday School picnic with Elsie Stowe, Sandy Hook, CT, ca

15 Rev. Herbert Skeete at South Ozone Park UMC, Queens, New York, 1966

16 Rev. Herbert Skeete, Henry Whyman, Conference Secretary, South Ozone Park UMC, 1966

17 Warren Street UMC caroling group, 1964

18 Warren Street summer program, 1963

19 Sunday School parade, First ME Church, Jamaica, Queens, 1939

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21 Worship service, Camp Quinipet, ca. 1991

22 Campers at work Camp Quinipet, ca. 1991

23 Senior high canoe trip, Roundout Creek, 1994

24 Bushwick United Methodist Church, hobby show, 1952

25 The Archives, Ron Schultzel (left) volunteers in the Archives one to two days per week. At right, Commission on Archives and History members Leslie Reyman and Marilyn Hatch discuss church history with a workshop participant.

26 The Archives, At left, archivist Mary Robison prepares to start a workshop with a group photograph. Participants discussing genealogy at right, with Audrey Klinkenberg (far right) facilitating.

27 The Archives,


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